Education, Justice Departments to Announce New Guidance on the Rights of English Language Learners in Schools

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Education, Justice Departments to Announce New Guidance on the Rights of English Language Learners in Schools

The Departments of Education and Justice will hold a press call at 10:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday to announce new guidance for school districts on the rights of English language learners.

Note:
Press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to the Justice Department's Office of Public Affairs at 202-514-2007.

Who : Assistant Secretary Catherine Lhamon, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Education Department
Acting Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Justice Department
What : Conference call to discuss new guidance on the obligations of school districts when serving English language learners.
When : 10:30 a.m. ET
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015
Where : Dial-In:
1-866-652-5200
Please ask to be joined into the U.S. Department of Justice's call on English learner guidance.